Soup JOUMOU and a lecture TOO!

Sep 10, 2021 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Falk College, Room 335,
150 Crouse Dr. Syracuse, NY 13244

The Falk College Food Studies program invites you to a luncheon where we will serve Soup Joumou – the Haitian liberation meal.

Virtual live lecture featuring Leah Penniman

Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol farmer, author, mother, and food justice activist who has been tending the soil and organizing for an anti-racist food system for 25 years. She currently serves as founding co-executive director of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York, a Black & Brown led project that works toward food and land justice. Her book is Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land. Find out more about Leah’s work on the Soul Fire Farm website and follow her @soulfirefarm on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Leah will be joining our in-person moderators and panelists virtually.


Rick Welsh

Rick Welsh, Ph.D.

Department Chair and Undergraduate Director of Food Studies
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies will serve as moderator


Marcelle Haddix Portrait

Marcelle Haddix, Ph.D.

Distinguished Dean’s Professor of Literacy, Race, and Justice | Reading and Language Arts
Professor | Nutrition and Food Studies (courtesy appointment)
Faculty Affiliate | African American Studies | Composition and Cultural Rhetoric | Women’s and Gender Studies

Estelí Jimenez-Soto portrait

Estelí Jiménez-Soto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Food Studies
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies


Friday, September 10th:
12:00pm – Lunch, Falk College Events Room 335
12:45pm – Virtual live lecture, Grant Auditorium

Please RSVP for luncheon by 9/8

Register now

This event was first published on September 2nd, 2021 and last updated on September 10th, 2021.

Event Details

  • Category
  • Type
    Lectures and Seminars
  • Region
    Falk College
  • Open to
  • Cost
  • Organizers
    Falk College
  • Contact
    Annette Hodgens
    (315) 443-9816
  • Accessibility
    Contact Annette Hodgens to request accommodations